Site Çatalhöyük

Main Information
Site ID 641
Name of the site Çatalhöyük
Alias name
Alternative name
District Konya
Region Central Anatolia
Country Turkey
Period Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
Anatolia Early Neolithic 7000 - 6600
Anatolia Middle Neolithic
Anatolia Late Neolithic 6600 - 6000
Anatolia Early Chalcolithic 6000 - 5500
Description This site is situated in the Konya Plain (between Boncuklu, which is about 9,5 km away, and Pınarbaşı). It was firstly excavated in 1961-1965 by James Mellaart. Çatalhöyük dates from the PPNB to the Early Chalcolithic (between ca. 7500 and 5500 cal. BC)
Topography plain
Geographical Coordinate Reference System WGS84 - World Geodetic System 1984
Latitude 37.665830000000
Longitude 32.826987000000
Elevation None
Exact location yes
Coordinate source OREA
Number of activity periods None
Location of the Site

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Areas in this Site
ID 842 settlement Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
Anatolia Early Neolithic 7000 - 6600
Anatolia Middle Neolithic
Anatolia Late Neolithic 6600 - 6000
Anatolia Early Chalcolithic 6000 - 5500